It Starts with You(th): Engaging Youth in Deeper Conversation Around Mental Health and Suicide

In an effort to highlight new and creative ways school-based health staff are engaging youth in conversations around health and well-being, we are starting a series called It Starts with You(th). Kaiser Permanente Thriving Schools has partnered with Seattle Children’s Theatre (SCT) to produce Ghosted, a “new educational theatre production [that brings] the mental health…

Bringing Mindfulness into the Classroom

The Seattle Times recently profiled work done at Roosevelt, Nathan Hale, and Ballard High Schools (each of which have a school-based health center) to promote mindfulness among students. The article highlighted the impact of mindfulness on student mental health and discussed how SBHC staff, school nurses, and school staff at Roosevelt came together to implement coordinated…